The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Gangplank builds result from our evaluation of 52,820 recently ranked Gangplank matches. Only the best win rate Gangplank builds that are also in common use are advised. Because we have so many rounds in our database, we are absolutelysure that we can provide the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next match!
To get more champion specific build advice and strategies, please read our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to view the best Gangplank build designed for a different skill rank, please select a different one from the dropdown above. The ideal Gangplank builds will update to reflect that division’s meta.
Best Gangplank Runes
If you are trying to beat a varied enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Manaflow Band, and Celerity runes. In recent games, he won the largest fraction of his matches when equiped with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a more single focused enemy team comp, such as an AD centric or a crowd control centric team, you should instead look further down to get the best Gangplank runes to defeat your particular set of opponents.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Gangplank Build
The most critical items to incorporate into your Gangplank build are: Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Horizon Focus. Additionally, as with our rune suggestions, you can also find quality, focused, Gangplank item builds below for the particular enemy team composition you are fighting in your ongoing game. Players who included these pieces in their setups had a much better win rate than those who tried for other builds for Gangplank.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Gangplank
- Have your allies tell you when there are enemies at low health so you can use Cannon Barrage from afar.
- Powder Keg can be used to split push in certain situations.